MK46 & MK48 Machine Guns for SOCOM by FN Herstall
FN America LLC, Columbia, South Carolina – is awarded a $13,450,000 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the production of MK46 and MK48 light machine guns, spare parts and engineering services in support of U.S. Special Operations Command. Work will be performed in Columbia, South Carolina (85 percent); and Herstal, Belgium (15 percent), and is expected to be completed by August 2023. Fiscal 2017 and 2018 defense procurement; fiscal 2018 operations and maintenance (Defense) funding in the amount of $1,242,235 will be obligated at time of award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured in accordance with 10 U.S. Code 2304(c)(1) (only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements). The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division, Crane, Indiana, is the contracting activity (N00164-18-D-JN49).
FN America LLC, Columbia, South Carolina, has been awarded a maximum $7,190,077 firm-fixed price contract for machine gun barrels. This is a three-year base contract with two one-year option periods. This was a competitive acquisition with one offer received. Location of performance is South Carolina, with a Sept. 6, 2021, performance completion date. Using military services are Army and Marine Corps. Type of appropriation is fiscal 2018 through 2021 defense working capital funds. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime, Columbus, Ohio (SPE7LX-18-D-0104).